EFFORTS — PO Box 20241
Kansas City, MO 64195–0241

Phone: (877) 2–ENDCOPD
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Lung Health & COPD in the News


Talking Points for Presentations

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COPD Awareness Month

World Bronchiectasis Day – July 1, 2023

Healthy Lung Month — October 2023

November is National COPD Awareness Month in 2022

November is Alpha-1 Awareness Month in 2022

Letters to Editor

COPD in the News & Advocacy Projects

🌍 Links to Worldwide Coronavirus Disease (COVID—19) & Lung Health Coverage 🌏

2022 COPD Foundation: Coronavirus Information for the COPD Community

🍏A Guide to Living With COPD During the COVID–19 Pandemic: Help, Resources, and Making a Personal Checklist🍏

Monoclonal Antibody Therapy for COVID-19 What the COPD Community Needs to Know